Madlon Lester, a retired gifted education teacher guest blogs for Finding Common Ground to tell us what gifted looks like.
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April 17, 2013
April 03, 2013
The recent news about the number of youth diagnosed with ADHD is staggering, and should cause us all to reflect on what we do.
April 02, 2013
Reading First was a competitive grant that was supposed to close the achievement gap but it was only a precursor for what was yet to come.
March 30, 2013
Education and learning is so much more than firing teachers and replacing them with iPads.
March 26, 2013
Gay marriage is being debated in the Supreme Court but LGBT topics often go ignored because school administrators ignore them.
February 24, 2013
Many schools have cut, or are cutting, school nurses which is a mistake because they fill a vital role in the school system.
February 06, 2013
On Digital Learning Day where we are supposed to highlight what to do with technology, we should also be thinking of those who lack the opportunities to infuse technology into what they do.
January 16, 2013
Relational aggression(RA) is a term to describe behaviors that are used to harm someone by damaging or manipulating their peer relationships.
January 09, 2013
There has been a great deal of discussion lately about allowing teachers to bring guns to school or to hire armed security guards for every school. School districts are finding themselves go from discussing BYOD to discussing BYO...G.
January 04, 2013
Our children are bombarded with messages about who they can be when they grow up and it's more important now than ever to make sure that were are offering them the opportunity to learn from positive role models.